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A telomere is a region of repetitive DNA at the end of a chromosome, which protects the end of the chromosome from deterioration.
Study finds no major epigenetic differences between space astronaut and his earthbound twin brother

Study finds no major epigenetic differences between space astronaut and his earthbound twin brother

Maternal smoking and pre-eclampsia may affect fertility of offspring

Maternal smoking and pre-eclampsia may affect fertility of offspring

People born with short telomeres found to have short-lived immune system cells

People born with short telomeres found to have short-lived immune system cells

Study shows how cooperative breeding could increase lifespan

Study shows how cooperative breeding could increase lifespan

Study: Female birds have longer, healthier lifespan when they have help raising offspring

Study: Female birds have longer, healthier lifespan when they have help raising offspring

Medical treatment for gestational diabetes could prevent long-term complications in children

Medical treatment for gestational diabetes could prevent long-term complications in children

Cellular recycling process may prevent cancer initiation, finds study

Cellular recycling process may prevent cancer initiation, finds study

Researchers gain new insights into pediatric tumors

Researchers gain new insights into pediatric tumors

Biological aging caused by cancer treatments correlates with cognitive decline

Biological aging caused by cancer treatments correlates with cognitive decline

Meditation, music may change biomarkers of cellular aging and Alzheimer’s disease in older adults

Meditation, music may change biomarkers of cellular aging and Alzheimer’s disease in older adults

Researchers uncover secret of immortality mechanism in aggressive glioblastoma

Researchers uncover secret of immortality mechanism in aggressive glioblastoma

RUDN biochemists describe previously unknown mechanism of autoimmunity regulation

RUDN biochemists describe previously unknown mechanism of autoimmunity regulation

Short telomeres could be independent risk factor for age-related functional decline

Short telomeres could be independent risk factor for age-related functional decline

Gene therapy with telomerase does not increase cancer risk, study shows

Gene therapy with telomerase does not increase cancer risk, study shows

Study: Healthy diet could help promote healthy cellular aging in women

Study: Healthy diet could help promote healthy cellular aging in women

Scientists uncover key control mechanism of DNA replication

Scientists uncover key control mechanism of DNA replication

Study shows why women with multiple pregnancies tend to age quickly

Study shows why women with multiple pregnancies tend to age quickly

Blood telomeres can help predict risk of disease worsening or death in COPD patients

Blood telomeres can help predict risk of disease worsening or death in COPD patients

Researchers use precision genomics to search genetic mutations causing accelerated aging

Researchers use precision genomics to search genetic mutations causing accelerated aging

Scientists disrupt two enzymes to shrink cancer cells

Scientists disrupt two enzymes to shrink cancer cells